Irene N. Melville, 83, passed away Nov. 26, 2019

Irene N. Melville, 83, of Benton Harbor, MI passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Hallmark Assisted Living in Benton Harbor.

Irene was born on May 7, 1936 in Greenock, Scotland to Alexander & Margaret (Nicol) Melville. Irene worked as a Dispatcher for Park Forest Police Department for many years before her retirement. After her retirement she moved to Michigan where she was employed at Barney’s Grocery Store in New Buffalo. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and volunteering at St. Mary’s of the Lake School. Irene had dual citizenship and was a classy multi-cultural women. She was a nurturer and loved helping people. Irene was well loved and will be missed by her family and friends.

She is survived by her daughters Linda Williams, Kym Russell, Karen Johnson and Alicia Marionneaux; grandchildren Ricky Wilson, Ashley Fulwiley and Joshua Fulwiley; great-grandson Ramon Jackson J.; brother Robert Melville and sister Margaret Melville.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings Alister Melville, Ian Melville and Jim Melville and best friend Rosemary Bell.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Starks & Menchinger Chapel & Cremation Services 269-556-9450. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for the family may do so online at 

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